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Struggling Woods misses cut at US Open

Struggling Woods misses cut at US Open

London, June 20 : Former number one Tiger Woods, who is going from a rough patch on the golf course, missed the cut at the US Open for the first time since 2006 after finishing the second round 16 over par at Chambers Bay.

Meanwhile, Masters champion Jordan Spieth kept on track to create history as Woods missed just his fifth cut in 68 majors.

The 14-time major champion had eight bogeys in a six-over 76, the BBC reported.

Spieth shot a 67 and shares the lead with fellow American Patrick Reed (69) on five under.

Tiger Woods continues to struggle with form at US Open

Tiger Woods

London, June 19 - Tiger Woods continued to struggle with form as he slumped to yet another 10-over par 80 score in the first round of the US Open at Chambers Bay.

The former number one had a triple bogey seven and is 14 shots behind Dustin Johnson of United States and Sweden's Henrik Stenson who led on five under, the BBC reported.

Stenson, who is leading Europe's bid for a fifth US Open victory in six years, birdied four of his last five holes to card an opening five-under-par 65 and joined Johnson in the clubhouse lead, with Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed a shot behind.

Khalin, Chawrasia aim high at Queens Cup in Thailand

Khalin, Chawrasia aim high at Queens Cup in Thailand

Koh Samui: Even as his inspiration Anirban Lahiri gets ready for the US Open in far-off United States, another young Bangalorean Khalin Joshi is hoping to take advantage of his recent good form at the USD 300,000 Queen's Cup golf tournameny beginning here on Thursday.

A runner-up finish at the inaugural Bashundhara Bangladesh Open and earlier a 15th place finish in Indonesia, have given the 22-year-old Joshi a lot of confidence. And he also hopes to build on the inspiration he got from Lahiri's recent form.

Former Champion John Norman not expecting much from Woods

Former Champion John Norman not expecting much from Woods

Johannesburg, June 16 : Former Australian golfer Gregory John Norman claims to not having much expectation from Tiger Woods at the Chamber's Bay, as he has been going through a rough patch on the golf course.

Norman, who would be one of the two primary voices for Fox Sports at the US Open, doesn't have much expectation from the former number one.

Norman said that it was going to be a massive effort, mentally and physically, for Woods to get himself out of this hole he's in, Sport24 reported.

Woods not enjoying golf anymore, says Hunter Mahan

Woods not enjoying golf anymore, says Hunter Mahan

Johannesburg, June 13 : Six-time PGA Tour champion Hunter Mahan has said that he was stunned to see a dip in Tiger Woods' performance on the golf course, and insists that maybe Woods was not enjoying the game anymore.

The former number one has been going through a rough patch after posting the worst 72-hole total of his PGA Tour career at last week's Memorial Tournament, which included a mind-boggling 13-over-par 85 in the third round.

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